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Upcoming

21 March 2019 “Adducing Admissible and Persuasive Expert Evidence – Key Issues”

Melanie Hindman QC and Nola Pearce will be presenting on the above topic at the Legalwise 6th Annual Evidence and Advocacy Forum.

 

18 April 2019 “Calls on securities – how to and how to resist”

Brent Reading will be presenting on the above topic at an in-house seminar to the Minter Ellison construction law team.   

20 June 2019 “Issues regarding liquidated damages – penalty v. genuine pre-estimate of loss; LDs v. general damages”

Max Walker and Will LeMass will be presenting on the above topic at an in-house seminar to the Minter Ellison construction law team.   

15 August 2019 “Taking back the contract works – termination and step in rights”

Mark Steele and Peter Somers will be presenting on the above topic at an in-house seminar to the Minter Ellison construction law team. 

2-6 September 2019 Legal Training Institute PNG – Commercial Litigation Workshop

Ten barristers from the Queensland Bar conduct this workshop led by Andrew Crowe QC as team leader.   

 

Recent

30 October 2018 “Judicial Review of Refugee Decisions”

Mark Steele was one of 3 presenters addressing the above topic in a BAQ CPD presentation.

13-14 October 2018 BAQ Annual ADR Conference

Andrew Crowe QC (as Chair of the ADR Committee) opened the conference.  David de Jersey participated in a panel discussion which had been facilitated by Melanie Hindman QC.  Melanie and Philip Tucker are both members of the ADR Committee which organised the conference.

3-7 September 2018 Legal Training Institute PNG – Commercial Litigation Workshop

From 3-7 September 2018 the BAQ conducted its 6th consecutive annual Commercial Litigation Workshop at the LTI/PNG.  Ten barristers from the Queensland Bar conducted this workshop led by Andrew Crowe QC as team leader.  Judge Porter QC (formerly a member of Northbank Chambers) and Mark Steele from Northbank Chambers also attended.  Andrew, Judge Porter QC and Mark have attended a number of these workshops.  In previous years John Bond QC (now Justice Bond) and Brent Reading (members of Northbank Chambers) have also attended.

29 August 2018 “Evidentiary Issues in Urgent Ex Parte Applications”

Melanie Hindman QC with Mei Ying Barnes presented on the above topic at the Legalwise Evidence and Advocacy Masterclass Conference.

 

23 August 2018 “Women planning and navigating major projects”

Melanie Hindman QC participated in this breakfast panel discussion at Minter Ellison.